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  ProdID: 8427 - FlixGrab by FreeGrabAppCompany:FreeGrabApp Product Score: 4.3 
FlixGrab by FreeGrabApp

Price : free / us$13 premium
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Available : via online store

FreeGrabApp Team proudly presents the new FlixGrab application! FlixGrab is a unique and powerful application for downloading content from your NetFlix subscription, including serials, TV shows, documentaries, movies and music, using the fastest multistream FreeGrabApp application engine. With this application, you can download and watch any NetFlix video offline on any device without spending internet traffic, and without disrupting NetFlix limitations! It is the same as 'offline mode' on other popular streaming apps.

FreeGrabApp, as a company, highly respects the copyright terms, but at the same time, they consider unacceptable any limitations on downloading already-purchased or free video content for personal use, which is established by Netflix and other video services. Therefore, using this program is totally legal only for personal needs and FreeGrabApp does not advocate or support the sharing of downloaded material to third parties.

The downloading process is quite simple. Users need to add URL by copy-&-pasting it from the Netflix window, then clicking the download button. Premium licence owners can also choose the audio and video quality prior to downloading.

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Tucker   Review #21222 - Dated: 6th of December, 2019
  Author: Tucker

If this was a genuinely-free app, instead of crippleware, I might be more forgiving of the quirks and annoyances in this... but they want actual money to sell you an app that works really well... until you do something silly like reboot your computer.

Things worked OK, albeit at a pathetically reduced capability, until I got the 1yr licence. After that point, this app because a frustrating nightmare. A recurring nightmare at that. I would open it up and try to use it, but would get a warning that my licence was invalid due to excessive activations of my licence code - since I don't give rego codes to anyone, it made me wonder why the FreeGrabApp company would issue the same code to multiple customers.

After many emails - that went from polite to really pissed off at their rubbish attitude towards customer service and client loyalty retention - and multiple resets of my account, I finally had enough and erased the app from my computer.

While the app does work - when it wants to - and does indeed allow you to grab replayable offline copies of your paid-for media off Netflix, the simple process promised turned out to be anything but. You can configure each video stream to download various degrees of quality of the video and audio streams. So, if you want great picture but the sound isn't a biggie, you can save space that way. If it's a music video or something where the sound is important but the video isn't, you can flip it around and prioritise awesome audio and mediocre video to save space too. But you must do each... and... every... stream... individually! You can't select multiple streams of the same show and configure them as a batch. This gets TEDIOUS when you are trying to grab multiple seasons in a series.

Would I recommend this to others? Not likely! Not unless they get a thrill out of screaming at their PC in pure, unadulterated rage.

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